Florida Senate - 2016                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/HB 7061, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                 Floor: WD/2R          .                                
             03/10/2016 05:49 PM       .                                

       Senator Evers moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (588642) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 822 and 823
    5  insert:
    6         Section 11. Subsection (66) of section 320.08058, Florida
    7  Statutes, is amended to read:
    8         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
    9         (66) IN GOD WE TRUST LICENSE PLATES.—
   10         (a) The department shall develop an In God We Trust license
   11  plate as provided in this section. However, the requirements of
   12  s. 320.08053 must be met before the plates are issued. In God We
   13  Trust license plates must bear the colors and design approved by
   14  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
   15  plate, and the words “In God We Trust” must appear in the body
   16  of the plate.
   17         (b) The annual use fees from the plate shall be distributed
   18  to the In God We Trust Foundation, Inc., which may use a maximum
   19  of 10 percent of the proceeds to offset marketing,
   20  administration, and promotion, and which may use the balance of
   21  the fees to address the needs of military service members and
   22  their spouses and dependents; provide education in public and
   23  private schools regarding the historical significance of
   24  religion in American and Florida history; provide educational
   25  grants in public and private schools; address the needs of
   26  public safety employees and their spouses and dependents; and
   27  foster self-reliance and stability in Florida’s children and
   28  families.
   29         (b) The license plate annual use fees shall be distributed
   30  to the In God We Trust Foundation, Inc., to fund educational
   31  scholarships for the children of Florida residents who are
   32  members of the United States Armed Forces, the National Guard,
   33  and the United States Armed Forces Reserve and for the children
   34  of public safety employees who have died in the line of duty who
   35  are not covered by existing state law. Funds shall also be
   36  distributed to other s. 501(c)(3) organizations that may apply
   37  for grants and scholarships and to provide educational grants to
   38  public and private schools to promote the historical and
   39  religious significance of American and Florida history. The In
   40  God We Trust Foundation, Inc., shall distribute the license
   41  plate annual use fees in the following manner:
   42         1. The In God We Trust Foundation, Inc., shall retain all
   43  revenues from the sale of such plates until all startup costs
   44  for developing and establishing the plate have been recovered.
   45         2. Ten percent of the funds received by the In God We Trust
   46  Foundation, Inc., shall be expended for administrative costs,
   47  promotion, and marketing of the license plate directly
   48  associated with the operations of the In God We Trust
   49  Foundation, Inc.
   50         3. All remaining funds shall be expended by the In God We
   51  Trust Foundation, Inc., for programs.
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   54  And the title is amended as follows:
   55         Delete line 2927
   56  and insert:
   57         operation of autonomous vehicles; amending s.
   58         320.08058, F.S.; revising the distribution
   59         requirements for annual use fees for the In God We
   60         Trust specialty license plate; amending s. 320.525,